The first table below looks at the demand for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 51 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.33% - 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% - 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 13
Average salary £53,000 - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.22% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
287 168 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 83.43% 72.10% 87.15%
Number of salaries quoted 249 160 248
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,900 £57,500 £51,730
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Penetration Testing
Gloucestershire

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheltenham region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing.

1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
1 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (53.85%) Security Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Data Security
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) CISSP
3 6 (46.15%) CISM
4 5 (38.46%) CISA
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) CEH
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) PKI
5 4 (30.77%) Time Management
5 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (30.77%) C
5 4 (30.77%) C++
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Forensics
5 4 (30.77%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
1 1 (7.69%) uWSGI
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Security Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Information Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Information Security Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Ethical Hacker
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) Pylons
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) Django
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Security Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Data Security
3 4 (30.77%) Time Management
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Forensics
3 4 (30.77%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) SABSA
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
1 4 (30.77%) C++
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
1 6 (46.15%) CISM
2 5 (38.46%) CISA
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) CEH
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISSAP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £75000 per annum
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